Cultural History of PaleoAsia

Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,
a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project


Group Meeting of the Research Team B02 (March 2-3, 2017)

Schedule: March 2-3, 2017
Venue: Kochi University of Technology, Japan

PaleoAsia Project B02 group meeting program
09:30 – 09:40 Joe Yuichiro Wakano
Opening Remark
09:40 – 10:20 Joe Yuichiro Wakano
Ecocultural range-expansion scenarios for the replacement or assimilation of Neanderthals by modern humans
10:20 – 11:00 Kenichi Aoki
On the absence of correlation between population size and toolkit size in hunter-gatherers
11:00 – 11:40 Yutaka Kobayashi
Cumulative culture and the rate of vertical transmission
11:40 – 12:20 Naoyuki Takahata
Methods for inferring population sizes from genome sequences

13:20 – 14:20 Alex Mesoudi
Migration, acculturation, and the cultural evolution of cross-cultural variation in cognition and behaviour
14:20 – 15:20 Kohei Tamura
Cultural Evolution and Geometric Morphometrics in Archaeology

15:40 – 16:20 Yasuo Ihara
A cultural evolutionary analysis on the diffusion of the hinoeuma superstition
16:20 – 17:00 Naoko Fujito
Approaches for detecting natural selection and their application

17:30 Dinner party

09:30 – 10:40 研究討論
特に集団遺伝学における infinite sites model などの数理的知見の、文化進化モデルへの応用について

11:00 – 12:00 プロジェクト打ち合わせ
・Maxime Derex, Mark Collardら、国際会議前後に滞在する研究者との交流